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Yanar Dag

Binagadi-Balakhany Highway, Baku 0125, Azerbaijan
+994 12 340 45 47
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Binagadi-Balakhany Highway, Baku 0125, Azerbaijan
+994 12 340 45 47
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is far from Baku Center and nothing to be seen there except the fire comming out of rocks because of gas underneath the montain. It takes 10 minutes max to see everything.

Thank Sultan A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yanar Dag means burning mountain, which is natural fire blazes continuously day and night from summer to winter the fire will be there forever. This is a unique natural phenomenon. I do believe the gasses below the soil make the fire keep blazes and as...More

Thank I Nyoman A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is one of the natural places you have to see in Baku , not as expected file are small recommend to see it in winter not in hot summer.

Thank akhalifi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice to see this 24/7 fire, but it is not so big as we have thought on beforehand. Best to see in the dusk.

Thank birgittenl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the '50's a shepherd dropped a cigarette here, and it has been on fire ever since. It's a weird phenomenon, which I enjoyed visiting. I would recommend to get here in the late afternoon (after 5:30pm) or evening, when the fire is in the...More

Thank swede1102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to go there,you can go by metro line1to coroglu metro station and from there by bus line 217 to yanar dag.there is interesting because you`ll see a part of earth and mountain is burning.if you have a rest time it`s better go...More

3  Thank pghadamli
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

If you are staying in Bilgha or Sheraton hotel it is worthwhile visiting Yanar Dag which only 15 minutes drive and apparently this fire were discovered when man through his cigarette 75 years ago and this part of the mountain became flammable..

Thank FITxxx
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Yanar Dag, means burning mountain. Infact it is just a small section about 15 feet wide that is burning. Having said that, it is very unique as the flame burns through all seasons. The idea that it has been burning so for over 2000 years...More

Thank Cowas B
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This place is very small, but when you see flames comes from earth you can forget how small is the place is... Must see!

1  Thank Borekn
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We went to the place with a taxi. I saw line 217 (to Janar-Dag ) in the road. It was always full. It seems to me it is not the right thing to take it ,if one`s hotel is remote (as our hotel was), from...More

Thank Kalpon
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14 June 2017|
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Response from parviz b | Reviewed this property |
The easiest way is renting a private car , taxi by 25 $ for 4-5 people.